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Navigating The Disruption Of Broadcom’s Acquisition Of VMware

What It Means 14 hours ago
The broad changes Broadcom made in the wake of the deal have technology executives reviewing their technology roadmaps closely. In this episode Principal Analyst Naveen Chhabra walks through the changes and discusses the choices available to VMWare customers.
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Introducing Forrester’s Interactive Wave Experience

Stephen Powers 2 days ago
Forrester has launched an updated experience for the Forrester Wave™. Read this blog to learn about the new upgrades that allow users to easily customize and compare vendors included in Wave evaluations.
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Key Takeaways From SAP Sapphire Orlando 2024

Akshara Naik Lopez June 12, 2024
From generative AI to cloud to pricing announcements, the recent SAP Sapphire in Orlando was a busy event. Read this blog to get our key takeaways and perspectives on the big announcements from SAP.
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Tackle Contract Negotiation With Major Software Vendors

Liz Herbert May 30, 2024
Struggling to manage software costs? Get five quick tips on software contract negotiations and learn about our scenario quick starts to help you address the most common contract negotiation scenarios.
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Results Of The Forrester Wave™: Commerce Solutions For B2C, Q2 2024 — Digital Leaders Focus On Extending The Life Of Their Commerce Solution

Emily Pfeiffer May 6, 2024
Read Principal Analyst Emily Pfeiffer’s insights on the shifts in the B2C commerce market over the past two years.
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Here’s How To Get Your S/4HANA Migration Plans Under Control

Dario Maisto February 26, 2024
No matter what stage you’re at with your SAP S/4HANA migration planning, take these five steps now to help mitigate some risks.
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Optimize Digital Budgets, Service Providers, And Skills — Or Lose The Digital Race

Dan Bieler November 23, 2023
Forrester surveyed digital business strategy decision-makers globally on their priorities, investments, and organizational structures.
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The Deadly Effects Of High Concentration Risk

Madelein van der Hout November 10, 2023
Learn why breaches with a high impact on society, such as recent cyberattacks in Germany, bring more focus on concentration risk.
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SAP To Raise On-Premise Annual Support Fees An Average Of 5% Effective January 2024

Akshara Naik Lopez August 9, 2023
Continuing the latest trend in price increases by major enterprise software vendors, SAP announced on July 26, 2023, that it will increase the annual support fees for SAP support agreements by roughly 5.0% (by local CPI rates, capped to 5%). This is on top of the previous increase announced in 2022 for an average support […]
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Healthcare Ranks Eighth Out Of 10 Industries In Future Fitness

Shannon Germain Farraher July 13, 2023
Clear differences in business and technology priorities separate modern and future fit HCOs from the rest of the traditional pack.
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What’s New In Software Pricing And Contract Negotiation Success

Liz Herbert June 14, 2023
In 2023, the tech sector is seeing shrinking growth, pressure on profits, and price hikes. Understandably, there are a lot of questions around what these price changes mean and how contract negotiations should be approached amid this uncertainty.
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The CLM Market Is Ripe For Disruption, And 13 Vendors Vie To Lead The Charge

Alla Valente June 1, 2023
When thinking of markets on the cusp of disruption, legal tech — and especially contract lifecycle management — is not likely what comes to mind. But it should. Here's why.
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Prove Your Extended Supply Chain Sustainability

George Lawrie May 15, 2023
Supply chain sustainability is a top priority. In Forrester’s analysis of the Fortune Global 200 companies, 61% of the surveyed enterprises have a named sustainability lead, and 51% have scope 1 and 2 carbon-neutral goals. But Forrester clients often ask which of the competing supply chain certifications is best for them, because there are so […]
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Plan Now For Major Changes To Oracle Java Licensing Costs

Steven Russman April 10, 2023
Oracle has again changed licensing rules for its widely used Java product. On January 23, 2023, the company introduced a new license metric, the SE Universal Subscription. It offers all the benefits of the legacy Java SE subscription, plus universal use rights (desktop, server, and third-party cloud) and triage support for customers’ entire Java portfolio, […]
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Indian CIOs Should Start With Tech Stack And Services Optimization To Become Future Fit

Biswajeet Mahapatra December 19, 2022
Only 7% of Indian firms qualify as future fit. Learn five critical aspects Indian CIOs should review to ensure a successful digital transformation.
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Is The Sales Tech Party Over?

Anthony McPartlin June 20, 2022
As the pandemic ramped up demand for tech to support new modes of interaction, billions of dollars of investment poured into sales tech startups. Now, a combination of macroeconomic and political factors is having a cooling effect.
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Industry CRM: A Cocreation Opportunity For Vendors And Their Partners

Kate Leggett May 17, 2022
More and more enterprises are opting for industry CRM solutions over its horizontal counterpart. These new solutions offer a vehicle for closer, more intentional relationships with the vendor's partners. This blog explores the top four benefits, as heard from the CRM vendors we spoke with.
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Microsoft Launches MDR And Hops On The Everything-As-A-Service Bandwagon

Jeff Pollard May 10, 2022
Everything-eventually-becomes-a-service which Microsoft demonstrates by launching its own version of managed detection & response. We discuss what CISOs need to know, how it will impact the market, and what to look for next.
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Using Our Tools Against Us: Adversaries Continue To Abuse Trust In The Supply Chain

Steve Turner July 13, 2021
Attackers continue to abuse trust in unique and creative ways. Have you talked with your partners about security yet? Get three tips on how to do that effectively.
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Future Fit Companies Build Success Through Partner Ecosystems

Ted Schadler June 10, 2021
Struggling to achieve breakthrough levels of innovation? VP, Principal Analyst Ted Schadler explains how to maximize creativity through co-innovation with partners.
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